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HR8236 is a giant star in the constellation of Grus.

HR8236 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8236 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8236:

HR8236 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8236

HR8236 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8236 are provided in the following table:

21h 33m 23s
-44° 50’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8236 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8236 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8236.

Visibility of HR8236 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR8236 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8236

The image below is a photograph of HR8236 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR8236 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8236 star
DSS2 image of HR8236. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8236 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8236 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8236 is distant 622.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

190.84 pc
622.14 ly
11 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8236

HR8236 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8236 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8236. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8236